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Walter Piston, 1894-1976

Howard Pollack

Walter Piston, 1894-1976

by Howard Pollack

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piston, Walter, -- 1894-1976.,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward Pollack.
    SeriesStudies in musicology -- 50.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.P593 P6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21092126M

    Walter Piston: | | ||| | Walter Piston | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. Walter Piston () was descended from an Italian family that changed their name from Pistone when they emigrated to America. He had studied music before enlisting in the Army during World.

    Walter Piston () Walter Piston was a leading light among those mid-twentieth century American composers who opted to explore traditional musical forms and language. Although he was perhaps better known as a teacher and the author of a widely used book on harmony than as a composer, Piston's music displays superb craftsmanship within. IUCAT is Indiana University's online library catalog, which provides access to millions of items held by the IU Libraries statewide.

    Walter Piston () Because he was a compositional populist; because he had made so much money from his books on harmony, counterpoint, analysis, and orchestration; and, worse, because he was a professor at Harvard, my modernist professors at Princeton were typically rather unkind towards him on those rare moments when they bothered to. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.


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Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Walter Hamor Piston Jr. (20 Jan –12 Nov ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A : Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex.

About Walter Piston Walter Piston (), who endowed the Principal Flute Chair with a bequest, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and noted musician. After studying under Georges Longy, he graduated from Harvard and became Chair of Harvard's School of Music.

Piston played piano, violin, flute, saxophone, viola and percussion. Piston, Walter, Publication date Topics Instrumentation and orchestration Publisher New York, Norton Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Library. Phillips : Walter Piston, one of America's outstanding composers, created for this book an approach to the study of counterpoint that is stimulating and helpful to an understanding of the music of all times. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

/5(15). Online shopping from a great selection at Digital Music Store. Shop and Buy Suite For Oboe And Piano sheet music.

oboe & piano sheet music book by Walter Piston (): E.C. Schirmer Publishing at Sheet Music Plus: The. Browse and buy all classical recordings by Walter Piston (). Shop and Buy The Incredible Flutist sheet music.

Orchestra sheet music book by Walter Piston (): G. Schirmer at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music. (HL). This page lists all recordings of The Incredible Flutist by Walter Piston (). Harmony by Walter Piston Modulation by Max Reger Theory of Harmony by Arnold Schoenberg Twentieth-Century Harmony by Vincent Persechetti An advanced understanding of harmony is essential to any working orchestrator.

Start with the basic, useful, and well-written Piston book. Walter Piston ()Quintette pour flûte et cordesSextuor pour cordesQuatuor pour piano et cordesQuintette pour piano et corde QuatuorCarol Ou (violoncelle)Dimity Hall (violon)Michael Gurt (piano)Olga Shylayeva (flûte)Michele Walsh (violon)Anthony Gault (violon)James Buswell (violon)Judith Glyde (violoncelle)Randolph Kelly (violon alto)Theodore Kuchar (violon alto)Ian Munro (piano.

Piston, Walter Overview. (Book) Harvard composers: Walter Piston and his students, from Elliott Carter to Frederic Rzewski by Howard Pollack (Book) Symphony no.

2, by Walter Piston () Symphony no. 5 by. Walter Piston By Carol J. Oja Written for the concert American Harmonies: The Music of Walter Piston, performed on Ma at Carnegie Hall. There are few opportunities these days to hear live performances of the deeply felt, sonorously-shaped music of the New England composer Walter Piston.

His colleague and contemporary Aaron Copland called. Harmony third edition by Walter Piston and a great selection of related books, An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI5N Piston, Walter Published by New York: Mercury Music Corp, () Used.

American Early Modern Composer Walter Hamor Piston Jr [–] wrote five string quartets. He was an academic and taught a plethora of Contemporary composers, including Leonard Bernstein.

I believe him to be a major influence on the burgeoning American s string quartet revival. We redesigned our Book Pages — can you share feedback. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Ma | History. Walter Piston - 58 works Add another.

Most Editions | First Published | Most Recent. Showing all works by author. Would you like to. ( - ) Walter Piston, the grandson of an Italian seaman (the original family name was Pistone), was born in Maine in The family settled in Boston inand Walter was educated there at the Mechanic Arts High School.

Biography of Walter Piston () → Links → CDs → Literature; Born in Rockland as descendant of Italian immigrants named "Pistone" Publication of the book "Principles of Harmonic Analysis" Premiere of the Quintett for flute and string quartet. Walter Piston’s Symphony No.

7 (Pulitzer Prize ) is a pastoral and jubilant glorification of nature, while Morton Gould’s Stringmusic (Pulitzer Prize ) was composed for star cellist Rostropovich, and showcases all possible sounds and colors of the string orchestra. Walter Piston's Harmony is, for countless reasons, a very widely acclaimed and widely used book within both personal and traditional education in music.

It provides a very extensive understanding of the common harmonic practice of composers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries/5(16). One of the finest American composers of the 20th century, Walter Piston () taught for over thirty years () at Harvard, where he guided the education of such diverse, well-known composers as Elliott Carter, Leroy Anderson, Arthur Berger, Gail Kubik, Irving Fine, Harold Shapiro.WALTER PISTON ( - ) Walter Piston descended on his father’s side from Antonio Pistone, his grandfather, who sailed from Italy and settled in Rockland, Maine.

Here the family, to seem more American, dropped the final ‘e’ from their name. Walter Hamor Piston, Jr., was born in Rockland on 20 Januarywhere he lived until he was.Walter Hamor Piston was a popular teacher of music theory and composition, supervised the education of many important scholars and composers, including Leonard Bernstein, Elliott Carter, Jr., and Irving Fine.

Despite his reputation as a teacher, Piston is primarily remembered for his compositions.